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Method of drainage in which the drainage is stopped at intervals while the injection continues. A type of restricted drainage.

Intermittent Drainage

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Substances that bind metallic ions such as EDTA (ethylenediarnine- tetracetic acid) used as an anticoagulant in embalming solutions.

Chelate

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A chemical capable of drying tissues by searing, caustic.

Cauterizing Agent

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Abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluids in the ventricles of the brain.

Hydrocephalus

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Disease characterized by a rash, for example, measles.

Exanthematous Disease

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Mucous membrane that lines the eyelid and covers the white portion of the eye.

Conjunctiva

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Occurs when the arterial supply to an area of the body is increased.

Active Capillary Congestion

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Abnormal accumulation of fluids in a saclike structure, especially the scrotal sac.

Hydrocele

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Sloughing off of the epidermis, wherein there is a separation of the epidermis from the underlying dermis.

Desquamation (Skin Slip)

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Water loving.

Hydrophilic

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The movement of blood from the heart and arteries into the capillaries and veins, which occurs at the moment of death.

Articulo-Mortis

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An organic catalyst produced by living cells and capable of autolytic decomposition.

Enzymes

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Biological agent or condition that constitutes a hazard to humans.

Biohazard

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The red respiratory portion of the red blood cells; iron containing pigment of red blood cells functioning to carry oxygen to the cells.

Hemoglobin

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Any abnormal color in or upon the human body.

Discoloration

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Antemortem discolorations resulting from the administration of drugs or chemotherapeutic agents.

Drug Discoloration

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Loss of blood to the point where life can no longer be sustained.

Exsanguination

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Chemicals added to embalming solution to deal with varying demands predicted upon the embalming fluid to be used, type of embalming and the environment.

Modifying Agents

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Liquid product of inflammation containing various proteins and leukocytes.

Pus

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Method of drainage in which drainage occurs continuously during vascular (arterial) injection.

Concurrent Drainage (Continuous Drainage)

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Those resulting from an acute inflammation of the skin and blisters.

Second Degree Burn

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A thin vesicle on the skin containing liquid matter.

Blister

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Extravascular movement of preservative fluids by gravitational force to the dependent areas of the body.

Gravity Filtration

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An amorphous, nonvolatile solid or soft side substance, a natural exudation from plants. Any of a class of solid or soft organic compounds of natural or synthetic origin.

Resinous Substance

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The process of taking in, as in a colored object which takes in certain rays of light and reflects other rays giving the object its recognizable color.

Absorption

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A specific antibody acting destructively upon cells and tissues.

Lysin

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The mixture of arterial (vascular) fluid and water which is used for the arterial injection and may include supplemental fluids.

Arterial Solution

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The movement of the arterial solution through the capillaries into the intercellular spaces, from an intravascular to an extravascular position.

Diffusion Fluid

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Glycoprotein substance developed by the body in response to, and interacting specifically with, an antigen.

Antibody (Immunoglobin)

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A diminished, or lowered, coagulability of blood.

Hypinosis

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